Mining Engineer
Capstone Mining
Miami, AZ

About $64,000 - $92,000 a year

  • Manage and ensure all employees and contractors are working in compliance with all Pinto Valley Mine standard operating procedures, MSHA safety guidelines, and are certified to execute the tasks/jobs assigned.
  • Assists or be responsible for aspects of short range mine planning, including:
Material sequence
Metal delivery
Access planning
Pit design
Production reporting
Drill and Blast sequence as per drill and blast engineer guidance
Dump design and sequencing
Mill Feed requirements
Stockpile strategy
Leach pad design and sequencing

Offer assistance or direct the activities for long and short-term projects (i.e. reclamation, hydrology, pad design, dump design, third party engineering studies, blasting techniques, pit dewatering, and procedures).
Ensures all activities are compliant with Company policies and procedures, federal and state regulations as well as local regulatory agencies.
Contribute to annual, quarterly, and in Life of Mine forecasting and budgeting.
Development and implementation of planning schedules, cost estimates, and evaluations of all projects. •Complete studies and supporting documentation from screening to feasibility level. •Review, investigate and develop appropriate recommendations regarding assigned engineering projects.
Plan, budget, communicate, and coordinate to meet goals in a safe and efficient manner.
Behave in a way that demonstrates support of Capstone's Vision and Values: Always Accountable, Execute with Excellence, Deliver Results and Work Responsibly.

Job Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree in Mining Engineering or similar.
Prior experience in a copper operation strongly preferred but not necessary.
Exposure to mine planning software (Vulcan, Terrain, ShortPlus, AcQuire, MSSO Optimizer, MineSight).
Knowledge of drill-blast-load-haul open pit mining sequence.
Knowledge of theories and practices in mining engineering.
Excellent communication, analytical, management and problem solving skills are required.
Strong project management skills required.
Strong computer skills with Microsoft Suite (Excel, Word, Outlook, etc.)
Ability to communicate and work with Mine Manager, Mine Technical Services Superintendent, Mine Maintenance Superintendent, and Mine Operations Superintendent and their direct reports.
Able to speak, comprehend, read, and write English.
Valid Arizona Driver's License.